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Animation Business as Unusual Life in Art

December 2, 2016

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Animation Business as Unusual travels

December 1, 2016

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Rocko Special Moves On I can share these thumbnails from the Rocko Special board since we cut the scenes out later on. The project is under strict control after all. This was a scene where Spunky becomes radioactive after drinking … Continue reading

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Animation Serious Thoughts travels WARNING! Political Views!

November 26, 2016

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A Different World I’m feeling like this is a different world since the election. Still in shock and grief. The Rocko special is about “Change” and this crew is definitely feeling it and dealing with it. The special is wrapped … Continue reading

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Serious Thoughts WARNING! Political Views!

November 4, 2016

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Couldn’t resist doing a cartoon.

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Life in Art Serious Thoughts

August 30, 2016

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Animation Business as Unusual

August 12, 2016

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Rocko’s Modern Life Special- Yes It’s Real This seems like a formality since it’s all over the internet, but I am free to say finally that we are doing a Rocko’s Modern Life made for TV Movie, air date unknown. … Continue reading

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Animation Business as Unusual Life in Art

August 8, 2016

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Reunited So, back in 1992, Nickelodeon put my show Rocko’s Modern Life into development, and my studio in Saratoga, CA produced the pilot all in house. Times were innocent, Rocko was yellow, all was good. We had the cels ( … Continue reading

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Business as Unusual Life in Art

May 19, 2016

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Animation Life in Art

May 12, 2016

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Two Amazing Bits of News First, we had an amazing home birth of Elan Gael Stefan Murray over the weekend. Very healthy new baby boy! Then yesterday, I got the official greenlight for 40 episodes of my new PBS Show … Continue reading

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Animation Business as Unusual Life is so Daily

March 18,2016

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A Little Freaked Out Well, my PBS pilot was completed and sent in to the wonderful process of focus group testing. It’s one of my favorite pilots I’ve done, but will it connect? Don’t know. We will see. My 3 … Continue reading

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